Job Listing: Deputy Director of Community Development Department

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City of San Mateo, CA Published: February 9, 2021
City of San Mateo, CA
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City of San Mateo, CA

Deputy Director of Community Development Department
Annual salary range: $177,284 to $195,455
The city offers a generous benefits package.
Application deadline: Friday, March 19, 2021.

The Deputy Community Development Director is responsible for the planning, administration, and operation of a variety of support services and intradepartmental projects in all divisions within the Community Development Department; performs responsible and innovative administrative management in support of the City’s goals and objectives, and is a participating member of the Department’s management team; this includes identifying policy issues and developing options and recommend solutions. A skill set in the principles and practices of budget preparation and administration are required.

The ideal candidate will be a dynamic and effective communicator able to quickly earn the respect of colleagues and subordinates through a leadership style of collaboration, inspiration, supportive mentorship, responsiveness, and a modeled behavior of professionalism and integrity. The successful candidate will be a cultural change agent adept at creating a positive team environment, empowering employees to improve quality, productivity, and achieve high performance, while holding staff accountable. He/she will be an active listener and encourager of innovative ideas and new perspectives. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a passionate team in a fast-paced environment, an active city council, and a responsive community, where results are visible and valued. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, public policy, planning, urban studies, economics, or a closely related field AND six years of progressively responsible experience (three years of which have been in a supervisory role) in project management, community development (specifically in building, housing or code enforcement) and community facilitation is required. Government/public sector experience is expected. A master’s degree is desirable.

The City of San Mateo (pop. 104,570) is the second-largest municipality in San Mateo County, located on the San Francisco Peninsula. It covers 14.6 square miles from the San Francisco Bay to the east and a range of coast mountains to the west. This culturally and economically diverse community offers an extraordinary quality of life characterized by safe neighborhoods, quality city services and assets, friendly people, and ideal location.

To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, please submit a resume (reflecting years and months of positions held, as well as the size of the previous department you have managed or administered), cover letter, and a list of five professional references (who will not be contacted in the early stages of the recruitment) to: (https://executivesearch NULL.cpshr

For additional information, please contact:

Frank Rojas
CPS HR Consulting
(916) 471-3111

To view an online brochure for this position visit: (https://executivesearch NULL.cpshr NULL.pdf)
City of San Mateo website: (https://cityofsanmateo

The City of San Mateo is an equal opportunity employer.